Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

nor shall he approach any dead person, nor defile himself even for his father or his mother;

King James Version

Neither shall he go in to any dead body, nor defile himself for his father, or for his mother;

Holman Bible

He must not go near any dead person or make himself unclean even for his father or mother.

International Standard Version

He is not to come near any dead body whether the deceased is his father or his mother so as not to defile himself.

A Conservative Version

neither shall he go in to any dead body, nor defile himself for his father, or for his mother,

American Standard Version

neither shall he go in to any dead body, nor defile himself for his father, or for his mother;

Amplified

nor shall he approach any dead person, nor defile himself [by doing so, even] for his father or for his mother;

Bible in Basic English

He may not go near any dead body or make himself unclean for his father or his mother;

Darby Translation

Neither shall he come near any person dead, nor make himself unclean for his father and for his mother;

Julia Smith Translation

And to an dead soul he shall not come, for his father, and for his mother, he shall not be defiled.

King James 2000

Neither shall he go in to any dead body, nor defile himself for his father, or for his mother;

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he shall not go near any dead person, nor shall he make himself unclean for his father or for his mother.

Modern King James verseion

Neither shall he come near to any dead person, nor defile himself for his father nor for his mother.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

neither shall go to any dead body nor make himself unclean: no not on his father or mother,

NET Bible

He must not go where there is any dead person; he must not defile himself even for his father and his mother.

New Heart English Bible

neither shall he go in to any dead body, nor defile himself for his father, or for his mother;

The Emphasized Bible

And, unto no persons b of the dead, shall he go in, - For his father or for his mother, shall he not make himself unclean;

Webster

Neither shall he go in to any dead body, nor defile himself for his father, or for his mother;

World English Bible

neither shall he go in to any dead body, nor defile himself for his father, or for his mother;

Youngs Literal Translation

nor beside any dead person doth he come; for his father and for his mother he doth not defile himself;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Neither shall he go in

come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

to any dead
מוּת 
Muwth 
Usage: 839

נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

טמא 
Tame' 
Usage: 162

References

Context Readings

Regulations Concerning Priests

10 ‘The priest who is the highest among his brothers, on whose head the anointing oil has been poured and who has been consecrated to wear the garments, shall not uncover his head nor tear his clothes; 11 nor shall he approach any dead person, nor defile himself even for his father or his mother; 12 nor shall he go out of the sanctuary nor profane the sanctuary of his God, for the consecration of the anointing oil of his God is on him; I am the Lord.



Cross References

Numbers 19:14

‘This is the law when a man dies in a tent: everyone who comes into the tent and everyone who is in the tent shall be unclean for seven days.

Leviticus 19:28

You shall not make any cuts in your body for the dead nor make any tattoo marks on yourselves: I am the Lord.

Leviticus 21:1-2

Then the Lord said to Moses, “Speak to the priests, the sons of Aaron, and say to them:No one shall defile himself for a dead person among his people,

Numbers 6:7

He shall not make himself unclean for his father or for his mother, for his brother or for his sister, when they die, because his separation to God is on his head.

Deuteronomy 33:9

Who said of his father and his mother,
‘I did not consider them’;
And he did not acknowledge his brothers,
Nor did he regard his own sons,
For they observed Your word,
And kept Your covenant.

Matthew 8:21-22

Another of the disciples said to Him, “Lord, permit me first to go and bury my father.”

Matthew 12:46-50

While He was still speaking to the crowds, behold, His mother and brothers were standing outside, seeking to speak to Him.

Luke 9:59-60

And He said to another, Follow Me.” But he said, “Lord, permit me first to go and bury my father.”

Luke 14:26

If anyone comes to Me, and does not hate his own father and mother and wife and children and brothers and sisters, yes, and even his own life, he cannot be My disciple.

2 Corinthians 5:16

Therefore from now on we recognize no one according to the flesh; even though we have known Christ according to the flesh, yet now we know Him in this way no longer.

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